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Open Data comes to Edmonton - MasterMaq.ca Blog
Today I'm excited to share the news that Open Data has arrived in Edmonton! In a presentation to City Council this afternoon, Edmonton CIO Chris Moore will describe what the City has accomplished thus far and will outline some of the things we can look forward to over the next six months (I'll update here after the presentation with any new information). This morning, he announced the initial release of data.edmonton.ca, the City of Edmonton's open data catalogue. Starting immediately, developers can access 12 different data sets, including the locations of City parks, locations of historical buildings, and a list of planned road closures. You can download the report to Executive Committee here in PDF. The report was created in an open fashion – the information inside was provided by 39 contributors who had access to a shared document on Google Docs. Data Catalogue The data catalogue is currently in the "community preview" phase, which basically means that the City of Edmonton may